AppleTV+ Children’s Cartoon ‘Frog and Toad’ Creator Claims Show Has ‘Gay Subtext’

The LGBTQ agenda is making its way into children's programming!

  • The showrunner of the new Apple TV+ animated kids series Frog and Toad said “you can’t deny” that the show has a gay subtext between its two male protagonists, claiming that the gay subtext was also present in the classic children’s books published in the 1970s.

  • In a Daily Beast interview, showrunner Rob Hoegee said it was important to include gayness in the new series, which begins streaming Friday.
  • A “significant number” of his cast and crew identify as LGBTQ+, Hoegee told the outlet. So he aspired “to make sure that everyone felt that they were being heard and their contribution—their Frog and Toad—lived on in whatever shape that was.”
  • “You can’t deny it,” Hoegee said. “It is part of the books, it’s part of the legacy.”
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